Latest Press Releases


Seals delay Christmas dinnerSEALS DELAY CHRISTMAS DINNER
While everybody is sitting down to Christmas dinner, pudding and wine surrounded by friends and family. Spare a thought for the Animal Care Team at the National Seal Sanctuary who will be sharing their festive dinner with the resident seals.
Old towels for new sealsOLD TOWELS FOR NEW SEALS
With the grey seal rescue season showing no signs of getting quieter, the National Seal Sanctuary is calling for help from members of the public.
Ice Cream Man Delivers Seal ICE CREAM MAN DELIVERS SEAL
Roskilly´s ice cream delivery driver, Will Pollard, got more than he bargained for when he delivered on 27th September 2004 to Lamorna near Mousehole.
Rescue season set to be busyRESCUE SEASON SET TO BE BUSY
The National Seal Sanctuary at Gweek has a full hospital of grey seal pups. This season has begun in earnest, with pups coming in from all over Cornwall since the end of September.
Dad and Daughter at Sanctuary DAD AND DAUGHTER AT SANCTUARY
A resident female grey seal from Whipsnade Animal Park has been given a permanent home at the National Seal Sanctuary at Gweek.
Surprise Surprise!!SURPRISE SURPRISE!!
The National Seal Sanctuary´s Curator Dr Glenn Boyle is stepping into the shoes of Cilla Black to re-unite three sibling common seals. All three seals were born at Colchester Zoo. Bubble and Smartite were born in 1996 and 1997 and were moved to Twycross Zoo sometime later.
Your Beach Needs YouYOUR BEACH NEEDS YOU
The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) annual beach clean will be taking place this year on 19th September 2004.
Research Helps ReleaseRESEARCH HELPS RELEASE
Staff at the National Seal Sanctuary are saying farewell to Frodo.
Reptiles and Cars visit SanctuaryREPTILES AND CARS VISIT SANCTUARY
The National Seal Sanctuary will be hosting a week long event with a charity based in the Midlands.
Festival of SealsFESTIVAL OF SEALS
The National Seal Sanctuary is holding a Seal Festival of games and fun for families. The fortnight long festival is celebrating the rescue work carried out at the Sanctuary every year.
Sonar Threat to Whales and DolphinsSONAR THREAT TO WHALES AND DOLPHINS
The British Navy may soon be a bigger threat to whales and dolphins than the combined whaling fleets of Japan and Norway, the National Seal Sanctuary has warned.
Hats on we're off"HATS ON WE´RE OFF"
Experts from the National Seal Sanctuary here in Gweek, will be releasing Dock and Clover, two rescued grey seal pups with the help of Orca Seafaris from Falmouth on Friday 16th of July 2004.
Rescue season comes to a closeRESCUE SEASON COMES TO A CLOSE
Staff at the National Seal Sanctuary finally says goodbye to the last of their 2003/2004 rescued pups.
Seal Bay opens for GuestsSEAL BAY OPENS FOR GUESTS
The National Seal Sanctuary will open its newly refurbished pool on 28th July 2004. The new pool called "Seal Bay" will be officially opened by local MP for Falmouth and Camborne Candy Atherton.
Blessed ReleaseBLESSED RELEASE
One of Britain´s best loved actors, Brian Blessed, who has climbed Mount Everest and appeared on stage and screen has helped the National Seal Sanctuary release two of this seasons pups back into the wild.
Whale SanctuaryWHALE SANCTUARY
News from Norway has lent fresh urgency to a campaign just launched by the National Seal Sanctuary calling for European seas to be declared a sanctuary for whales.


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